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Visitation

Southland Baptist Temple
Saturday February 20th, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Southland Baptist Temple
Saturday February 20th, 2021
12:00pm

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Jerry Don McMurtry

Jerry Don McMurtry, age 56 of Paducah died Monday, February 15, 2021 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah.  He was born the son of Thomas N. McMurtry, and Shirley Stamper McMurtry.  Jerry was a man of many talents and abilities.  He as a master craftsman, had a tremendous eye for interior design, he designed many of the sets and props for Southland Baptist Temple's presentation of The Gift, he loved fashion and style, enjoyed landscaping and plants, he has served as a camp counselor for youth camps, he had also served as a Sunday school teacher, people who knew him thought of him as a friend and mentor.  Perhaps his greatest joy in life was filling the role of "World's Greatest Pappy."

Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Southland Baptist Temple with Pastor Jimmy Franks officiating.  Visitation will be Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.  Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife: Starr McMurtry of Paducah; his sons: Ben McMurtry (Melissa) of Sumter, South Carolina, Josh McMurtry (Carrie) of West Frankfort, Illinois, and Cruz Baker (Dana) of Murray; his daughters: Sarah McMurtry of Paducah, and Santana Cole (William) of Belleville, Illinois; his brother: Tom McMurtry (Lori) of Paducah; his sisters: Brenda Redick (Stan) of Grand Rivers, and Linda Thompson (Michael) of Benton; and his four grandchildren: Sophie Mae McMurtry, Ayla Reece McMurtry, Leeland James McMurtry, and Zion Christopher Cole.

 


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A candle was lit in memory of Jerry McMurtry

Danny & Eliceia Athenas Feb 20 2021 12:00 AM

Tom sorry for the loss of your brother,and prayers to his family.

Charlotte Larrison Feb 19 2021 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was sent on February 19, 2021

Praying for the McMurtry family. We love you. Bobby & Theressa Lindsey - Unleashed in Christ Ministry.

Expression of Sympathy Feb 19 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry McMurtry

Molly & Ryan Hurley Feb 19 2021 12:00 AM

What a wonderful gift Jerry was to the world! I pray for peace & comfort for his family & loved ones. May he Rest In Peace knowing how loved he is.
God bless you all.

Molly Hurley Feb 19 2021 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was ordered on February 19, 2021

Expression of Sympathy Feb 19 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry McMurtry

Judy & Andrew Rodgers Feb 18 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jerry McMurtry

Felecia Mckendree Gipson Feb 17 2021 12:00 AM

A Garden Path Vase was sent on February 17, 2021

We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort during this time. Belle Valley Individual Education Team: Kourtne, Kim Erin, Evon, Brittany, Tanner, and Stephanie

Expression of Sympathy Feb 17 2021 12:00 AM

An A Garden Path was sent by Paul and Patty Redick, Cissy Redick and Nick Dudash on February 17, 2021

Expression of Sympathy Feb 17 2021 12:00 AM

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